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2005-2006 Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 2 - 5, 2006
Tournament Champions: Southern Illinois
Tournament Runner Up: Bradley
Tournament MOP/MVP: Randal Falker (Southern Illinois, So.)
All-Tournament Team: Randal Falker (Southern Illinois, So.), Marcellus Sommerville (Bradley, Sr.), Patrick O'Bryant (Bradley, So.), Matt Shaw (Southern Illinois, So.), Jamaal Tatum (Southern Illinois, Jr.)
Championship Game Venue: Scottrade Center (St. Louis, MO)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Jim Burr, JD Collins, Don Daily, John Higgings, Tim Higgins, Paul Janssen, Kipp Kissinger, Randy McCall, Steve Morris, Steve Olson, Gerry Pollard, Mike Sanzere, Steven Skiles
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Jamaal Tatum (Southern Illinois, Jr.) (53)
Total Rebounds:Randal Falker (Southern Illinois, So.) (36)
Total Assists:Tony Bennett (Bradley, Sr.) (12)
Total Steals:Bryan Mullins (Southern Illinois, Fr.) (8)
Total Blocks:Patrick O'Bryant (Bradley, So.) (10)
Total Minutes:Jamaal Tatum (Southern Illinois, Jr.) (116)
Total FIC:Matt Shaw (Southern Illinois, So.) (38.0)
Total Fouls:Patrick O'Bryant (Bradley, So.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Daniel Ruffin (Bradley, So.) (9), Jason Holsinger (Evansville, Fr.) (9)
Total FGs:Patrick O'Bryant (Bradley, So.) (17), David Moss (Indiana State, Sr.) (17)
Total 3PM:Sean Ogirri (Wichita State, So.) (10)
Total FTs:Jamaal Tatum (Southern Illinois, Jr.) (16)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Drake 63
9 Indiana State 72
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 Evansville 52
10 Illinois State 45
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 Wichita State 81
9 Indiana State 63
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Creighton 47
5 Bradley 54
2 Southern Illinois 71
7 Evansville 55
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Missouri State 42
6 Northern Iowa 57
Semifinals
 
 
 
1 Wichita State 52
5 Bradley 60
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Southern Illinois 55
6 Northern Iowa 46
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Southern Illinois 59
5 Bradley 46

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
5 Bradley 18  66.67% 11  61.11%
4 Creighton 19  70.37% 12  66.67%
8 Drake 12  18  40.00% 13  27.78%
7 Evansville 18  33.33% 13  27.78%
10 Illinois State 18  33.33% 14  22.22%
9 Indiana State 12  15  44.44% 14  22.22%
3 Missouri State 20  74.07% 12  66.67%
6 Northern Iowa 22  73.33% 11  61.11%
2 Southern Illinois 19  10  65.52% 12  66.67%
1 Wichita State 23  76.67% 14  77.78%
*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 2, 2006
#9 Indiana State (W) #8 Drake (L) 72-63 Scottrade Center PTS: 10. Al Stewart
REB: 8. Aliou Keita
AST: 10. Al Stewart
PTS: 24. David Moss
REB: 8. Trent Wurtz
AST: 6. Tyson Schnitker
Mar 2, 2006
#10 Illinois State (L) #7 Evansville (W) 45-52 Scottrade Center PTS: 15. Bradley Strickland
REB: 6. Bradley Strickland
AST: 3. Matt Webster
PTS: 14. Roberto Fortes
REB: 10. Greg Dilligard
AST: 4. Neil Plank
Mar 3, 2006
#7 Evansville (L) #2 Southern Illinois (W) 55-71 Scottrade Center PTS: 25. Jamaal Tatum
REB: 12. Randal Falker
AST: 5. Bryan Mullins
PTS: 17. Jason Holsinger
REB: 5. Bradley Strickland
AST: 2. Kyle Anslinger
Mar 3, 2006
#9 Indiana State (L) #1 Wichita State (W) 63-81 Scottrade Center PTS: 15. Sean Ogirri
REB: 6. P.J. Couisnard
AST: 2. Sean Ogirri
PTS: 15. David Moss
REB: 6. Jay Tunnell
AST: 7. David Moss
Mar 3, 2006
#6 Northern Iowa (W) #3 Missouri State (L) 57-42 Scottrade Center PTS: 14. Tyler Chaney
REB: 7. Kellen Easley
AST: 2. Kellen Easley
PTS: 16. Grant Stout
REB: 10. Grant Stout
AST: 6. Ben Jacobson
Mar 3, 2006
#5 Bradley (W) #4 Creighton (L) 54-47 Scottrade Center PTS: 16. Anthony Tolliver
REB: 12. Anthony Tolliver
AST: 2. Nick Porter
PTS: 18. Lawrence Wright
REB: 9. Marcellus Sommerville
AST: 5. Tony Bennett
Mar 4, 2006
#5 Bradley (W) #1 Wichita State (L) 60-52 Scottrade Center PTS: 19. Sean Ogirri
REB: 9. P.J. Couisnard
AST: 3. P.J. Couisnard
PTS: 17. Patrick O'Bryant
REB: 14. Marcellus Sommerville
AST: 6. Daniel Ruffin
Mar 4, 2006
#6 Northern Iowa (L) #2 Southern Illinois (W) 46-55 Scottrade Center PTS: 15. Matt Shaw
REB: 8. Randal Falker
AST: 6. Tony Young
PTS: 13. Ben Jacobson
REB: 8. Brooks McKowen
AST: 5. Ben Jacobson
Mar 5, 2006
#5 Bradley (L) #2 Southern Illinois (W) 46-59 Scottrade Center PTS: 17. Randal Falker
REB: 16. Randal Falker
AST: 4. Matt Shaw
PTS: 16. Patrick O'Bryant
REB: 10. Tony Bennett
AST: 5. Tony Bennett